George W Russell Jr.
Dan MorettiArranging and Music Theory, Harmony, and Ear Training
Dan Moretti is an American Saxophonist, Recording Artist, Composer, Producer and Educator. He has been on the faculty at Berklee College of Music in Boston since 1996 and currently is holding a full time position as Professor in the CWP (Contemporary Writing and Production) department. He was given the school’s “Curriculum Development Award” for his popular on-campus course "Groove Writing". At Berklee Online the course is called "Arranging Contemporary Styles." In 2008, his book "Producing and Mixing Contemporary Jazz" was released on Hal Leonard-Berklee Press. In 2010 Dan collaborated with Matthew Nichol and Oscar Stagnaro on the book “Essential Grooves” for Sher Music, which is required for Arranging Contemporary Styles.
Dan has 18 recordings released worldwide. His newest “Invoke” is on the label Dodicliune. From 2000 until the present, Dan has also been active in Europe and America performing his music at festivals and presenting seminars in Italy, Turkey, England, Belgium, Holland, France, Switzerland, Ireland, Africa, Ecuador and Gibraltar as-well-as being a sideman with artists like Nile Rodgers and Chic. Some of the performers he played with are Robert Plant, Stevie Nicks, Chaka Khan, Kid Rock, George Duke, Solomon Burke, and Steve Winwood, Ray Charles, Aretha Franklin, Ray Charles, Robert Plant, Kid Rock, Cornell Dupree, Jerry Jemmott, The Temptations, Mike Stern, Omar Hakim, Jimmy Cobb, Dave Samuels, Dave Liebman, Marvin Stamm, Nat Adderly, and The Crusaders.